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Logistics Manager 3

Location: Bangalore, KA, India
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2020

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As a logistics Manager at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to work with enterprise partners to improve supplier performance standards, reduce aftermarket inventory, supply chain related costs and other critical supply chain activities supported for the global Aftermarket Parts Management team. Reporting to the incumbent are Logistics Planning Analysts, Performance leads and Supply Chain Performance Engineers Analysts who are responsible for day-to-day follow-up with suppliers on Supplier performance standards, schedules, related grief and urgent material needs. The position supports the team by guiding personnel development, team development and performance and is responsible for all personnel issues and evaluation of direct reports



This position works with suppliers to build lean supply chain capability in the areas of material replenishment to business divisions, improved Sales and Operations Planning, high-velocity throughput, optimized logistics and capacity planning.  This position works on project teams comprised of multi-functional resources, including business division supply chain planning, operations, receiving, Global Transportation, Demand and Orders, Material Requirements Planning and Logistics.


This position participates in lean events and works collaboratively with suppliers and multiple business division functions to address and resolve supplier issues using root cause and corrective action (RCCA).  This position works on project teams improving material flow and preparing suppliers to respond to pull triggers.


This position addresses day-to-day supplier constraints to improve supplier performance and their ability to flexibly and rapidly respond to Caterpillar requirements.


The incumbent performs work to deploy pull replenishment at supplier facilities, including supplier inventory sizing activities.  The incumbent performs the Supply Chain Planning Process with suppliers, providing support to project teams. 


Incumbent works on projects to implement improved supplier collaboration with Caterpillar and third party service providers using common collaboration technologies.

Selecting, training and assisting subordinates while providing career guidance and opportunity for added experience and future advancement. Developing staff skills by focusing on evaluative / analytical thinking, innovative approaches to problem solving and team building.

The incumbent provides supervision to a staff of support and management employees which includes guiding personnel development, team development and performance requirements and measurements. The position is responsible for personnel issues, work group goal setting and performance reviews.



  • Bachelor degree in Engineering/Science/Commerce with 8-10 years of Experience
  • Strong Service Parts, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, with broad understanding of Supply chain processes and business model.
  • Strong analytical, investigative and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a customer service focus
  • Excellent Leadership and problem solving skills
  • Advanced MS-Office skills and good presentation skills
  • Willing to work in US/Europe shifts


  • Previous systems experience with applications such as ANTARES, LOGNET, PartsViz, Customer Information Database (CID) & SAP/SPM System or other Supply chain related systems
  • Additional characteristics include, planning and organizing, strong initiative and the ability to understand client, customer and supplier needs.
  • Supply Chain certification(s) [APICS, CPIM, CSCP]
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Sep 16, 2020



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